PREVALENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND INTERMEDIATE UVEITIS IN BRAZIL IS LOW AS COMPARED WITH INTERNATIONAL SERIES

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Segue abaixo resumo de um dos trabalhos elaborados pela equipe do CIEM apresentados no BCTRIMS 2015:



INTRODUCTION:

Intermediate uveitis (IU) is a chronic intraocular inflammatory disorder in which the vitreous represents the major site of inflammation. It may be associated with a variety of systemic diseases including sarcoidosis, Lyme disease, syphilis and multiple sclerosis (MS) Numerous international studies have looked into the association between MS and IU but, to our knowledge, the prevalence of this association has not yet been systematically investigated in Brazil.